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A Q&A with Kate Mosse on her new novel


Our fantastic co-founder director Kate Mosse is, of course, also very well known for being a bestselling author. We couldn’t be more thrilled that it’s publication day for…

Thu 3 May, 2018

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Rediscovering Women Writers in Translation


Here at the Women’s Prize for Fiction, we’re committed to celebrating women writers around the world; and we were overjoyed to discover that Penguin are publishing a brand…

Tue 1 May, 2018

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100 years of the vote with Penguin Women Writers


Today the rather beautiful Penguin Women Writers series is out! Here’s editor Isabel Wall to tell you a little bit about why she wanted to publish a series…

Thu 1 February, 2018

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Denise Mina’s 5 Under-Appreciated Scottish Women Writers


Happy Burns Night one and all! To mark the occasion, Scottish crime writer, playwright and 2014 Women’s Prize for Fiction judge, Denise Mira has put together a list of…

Thu 25 January, 2018

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Outsiders: 5 Women Who Changed the World


It’s not a secret that we love an opportunity to celebrate women’s voices, and the release of Outsiders, the latest book from award-winning biographer Lyndall Gordon is the…

Fri 27 October, 2017

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Thriller Queens on What Makes a Killer Read


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of internationally bestselling writers to talk about what makes a great thriller. As…

Fri 27 October, 2017

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5 books by women to buy with the new £10 note


It’s official! The new Jane Austen £10 note is now in circulation. We’re over the moon to see a woman (and a woman writer, no less) on UK…

Fri 22 September, 2017

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Brilliant Reads at the Baileys Prize & Grazia Book Club…


Last night, at Foyles Charing Cross Road, four inspiring women came together to discuss their favourite, formative books. Chaired by novelist and Baileys Prize co-founder Kate Mosse our brilliant panel included…

Wed 7 June, 2017

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Baileys Prize judges on their favourite books


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judges past and present, including 2017…

Tue 16 May, 2017

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Chapter One: Do Not Say We Have Nothing


‘This book is amazing. It’s about revolution, music and how people behave in very difficult situations’ – Sara Pascoe Over the coming weeks leading up to the announcement of…

Fri 12 May, 2017

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The 8 Best Crime Books from the Thriller Queens


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of internationally bestselling writers to talk about what makes a great thriller. The…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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Stay With Me: Chapter One


‘I love this book… A vital, fresh moving debut.’ – Tessa Ross, 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Chair of Judges Over the coming weeks leading up to…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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